Magazine article Working Mother

Morning: WAKE UP

Magazine article Working Mother

Morning: WAKE UP

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A GOOD START

High in fiber, vitamins and minerals as well as antioxidants, berries are a perfect way to start the day. Sprinkle them on your kids' breakfast favorites, like pancakes, waffles, cereal and yogurt. Since strawberries and raspberries tend to have more pesticides than other fruits, buy organic. Frozen organic options let you enjoy year-round.

Bread Bets

Before you schmear, choose a.m. calories and carbs wisely with what-to-stick-inthe- toaster tips.

Good

Whole Grain Bagel 260 calories, 1g fat, 3g fiber, 57g carbs

Better

Whole Grain English Muffin 134 calories, 1.5g fat, 4.5g fiber, 27g carbs

Best

Whole Grain Toast 70 calories, 1g fat, 2g fiber, 12g carbs

Source: Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, American Dietic Association

tip Eat these berries raw for maximum health benefits. All the sugar in jams and pies cancel the fruits' benefits. …

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